Jacques Maritain: The Philosopher in Society (20th Century Political Thinkers)

Jacques Maritain: The Philosopher in Society (20th Century Political Thinkers)

By: James V. Schall (author)Hardback

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In this book, distinguished theologian and political scientist James V. Schall explores Maritain's political philosophy, demonstrating that Maritain understood society, state, and government in the tradition of Aristotle and Aquinas, of natural law and human rights and duties. Schall pays particular attention to the ways in which evil appears in political forms, and how this evil can be dealt with morally.

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James V. Schall is professor of government at Georgetown University. He is the author of numerous books, including At the Limits of Political Philosophy: From "Brilliant Errors" to Things of Uncommon Importance, Does Catholicism Still Exist?, and Reason, Revelation, and the Foundations of Political Philosophy.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780847686834
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780847686834
  • weight: 531
  • ISBN10: 0847686833

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